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WETA
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
china and india, they are just beginning to develop major electricity supplies. for us, we have 104 plants that are operating. they are looking to restart another one. we would like to see more go faster, but with the recession our country faces, with natural gas prices at $4 to $5, it is hard to build without demand. >> what has been the most important effect of fukushima? >> there are some lessons learned that will help us do things better. i think we are much better prepared for dealing with issues. >> as industrial accidents go, and this was unbelievable what happened -- 9 on the richter scale, and that is geometrics, so the size of the earthquake followed by the enormous wave of the tsunami is a once-in-history type of accident, get the plants survive remarkably well. it was the person feels that lot -- washed away. >> i think we will find that there were some differences in the operation. one of the tragic things were there are probably some 30,000 people dead. >> it does nothing to do with the new clear. -- new clear. we do not talk have nearly enough about the human tragedy
WETA
Jul 31, 2011 9:00am EDT
of the questions put to me all the time is asia, not where china is today or how india is emerging, but how is it that asia, all of it, vietnam, burma, slept, as it were, compared to the west, for all of history, and suddenly it is taking over? moon willpeople on the immun not be asian. they will be american. >> first of all, i think slept is not quite right. that is a very western, imperialists to view you british have. if you look around, high art has existed for hundreds of years in these societies. there's all kind of language, literature, stuff i cannot read, kind of thing. >> to make a very good point. >> of course, what we have seen is this radical change, and what most of us have seen in the west is the speed with which economic change has taken off. when i was in school, the question was why can these people not get it moving? well, they did. >> the softening of the economy was very important, and the fact that they decided they were going to become the manufacturing -- >> we also need to be aware of our loved/fiore of certain nations. ear of the -- love/f certain nations. it was t
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